Arsenal’s most valuable player, Bukayo Saka, was seen at an airport in Lagos, Nigeria to turn up for an event which was not disclosed.
The 21-year-old winger was welcomed by well-known England-based sports blogger Kelechi Anyikude.
He arrived at Muritala Muhammed Airport on May 31, 2023, dressing casually and putting on a broad smile as he waved to the fans.
He was greeted by many admirers and fans who kept shouting “Up Arsenal” as he was guided by the security.
The player was instrumental to Arsenal’s success this season.
Due to his remarkable performance, the club have tied him down to a five-year contract with an option for an additional year.
Nigerians tipped Saka to represent the country but chose to represent England and has been enjoying regular game with the team.
Bukayo Saka Stats
The English winger has made 232 appearances, scored 60 goals, and created 57 assists so far in his football career.
Saka has received 23 yellow cards and no red cards so far in his career. He made 61 appearances for his national team, England, scoring 16 goals.
Saka may, in the future, become England captain due to his consistency and performance for the country.
Bukayo Saka Injury history
In 2019/20 season, the player had a Knee injury that made him miss out for 12 days.
During 2020/21 season, the player was out for ten days missing just two matches. In 2021/22 season, the player had dead leg and was out for five days.
Bukayo Saka Personal Life
Saka is a committed Christian and he was thought the way of Christ by his parents who came to England In 2001. It was reported that he reads the bible every night.
His favourite footballer of all time is Thierry Henry who is Arsenal all time highest goal scorer.
He also takes Alexis Sanchez as a model who he copied his style of boot while he was a teenager. The winger said David Luiz helped him most of the time in his career.
Bukayo Saka Trophies
Saka won the English FA Cup and Community Shield with Arsenal under Mikel Arteta.
Bukayo Saka Salary
After signing a new deal, the player now earns £300,000 per week which is four times more than the previous salary of £70,000.
He will earn 75 million over the course of the contract signed. Saka is currently the eight highest paid player in the Premier League.
Bukayo Saka Net Worth
The 21 years old has a net worth of $4 million. There are going be an increase in the net worth in the coming years.